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Since you mention that you are open to getting to Cuba not necessarily directly from Europe but through a intermediate destination, my recommendation would be to consider one of two Canadian travel hubs: Montreal and Toronto. I recommend these because destinations in and around where Cuba are the main tourist places for Canadians for a big chunk of the ...
In China, the EEB (Exit-Entry Bureau) branch of the PSB (Public Security Bureau) works together with local police to keep track of foreigners in the country. When you stay in a hotel, the hotel is required to forward your passport details to the local police. If you stay in a private residence, you are required to register yourself in the household register ...
The cable cars in Chiatura, Georgia were built in the 1950's to transport mineworkers between the city and the mines in a fast way. Now they're still in use, not sure about the price and capacity of these cars though. Here's a photo report of the cable cars in Chiatura.
In Santorini, Greece there are mules or donkeys and cable cars to cope with the steepness of the volcano shaped island.
Brunei. In Bandar Seri Begawan - the only town/city of any size, a significant proportion of the people live in the 'Kampong Ayer" = Water Village - a widespread collection of homes on stilts and platforms spread along both sides of an inlet / river. Some of the buildings are very 'flash', and while some are far more modest, it is not anywhere a slum as ...
Besides tourist-focused gondolas, Venice offers canal crossing using public Traghetto. (Picture from Wikipedia)
Not the class of answer you probably expected, but it seems to meet your criteria, more or less*. In Shanghai, China, you can catch a "train" from Pudong International Airport. It's the only one of its sort in China and not too common worldwide. Was and may still be the fastest commercial train service in the world. Peak speed is 430 kph, making it the ...
Yes there is a bus service between Puerto de Santiago and Santa Cruz, According to Google Maps: Take bus number 477 from Puerto de Santiago to Playa Americas (Estacion). Take bus number 110 from Playa Americas (Estacion) to Santa Cruz. The trip is around 2 hours and according to the operator's website it will cost around 15€. I also assume you can just ...
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